Live Simply. Think Critically. Move Daily.

I'm a Victoria-based designer, minimalist, animal advocate, runner and other things.

Mostly Animals

When Human Vanity Endangers Dogs

Cropping ears and docking tails is not only unnecessary for a dog's health, but may even put them in danger. This Cane Corso appeared in my Instagram feed a few weeks ago because I follow the #dogsofinstagram hashtag. Whomever posted it asked for comments to caption the photo. My response was something to the effect of "Your vanity is my pain." One user posted follow-up comments to mine and others, suggesting dogs don't have an issue with ... Continue